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Outside The Gates


This series of lessons is one of the "unified curriculum" studies at Eastside Christian Church.  The original lessons are formatted quite differently;  you may inquire for copies of the original at www.eastside.com

The theme, "Outside The Gates", is taken from the story of Lazarus and the rich man (see Luke 19.) The object of the series is to grow Christians who are more compassionate to the "invisible people," as my father called them.  These are the less fortunate of our world whom we choose not to see; or, as Christ would put it, "the least of these."  Thus we hope the series will open some eyes.

True Christianity "Outside the Gates" lesson 1 - the essence of true Christianity. Key passage: Micah 6:6-8
Good Fences, Bad Neighbors Outside the Gates, lesson 2. Barriers between us and the rest of the world.
Downward Mobility He who would lose his life for Christ will save it.
Joy of Generosity Acts 3:1-10, Peter and John heal the beggar at the Temple.
Eyes Wide Open 2 Samuel 9:1-13. David's compassion on Mephibosheth, son of Saul
The Sacrificial Life On taking up the Cross

These lessons were originally delivered in 2007.